Illustrators of Alice’s Wonderland

Illustrators of Alice’s Wonderland

Illustrators of Alice’s Wonderland: The Illustrated Alice in Wonderland – The Golden Age of Illustration Series The ‘Illustrated Alice in Wonderland’ presents work from the masters of the ‘Golden Age of Illustration’, including Arthur Rackham, Gwynedd […]

Autumn Illustrations – A Picture of Autumn

Autumn Illustrations – A Picture of Autumn

A Picture of Autumn – 10 Beautiful Autumn Illustrations from Vintage Children’s Books The Autumn Equinox is upon us. We love this time of year, the changing of the colours to auburns and oranges, rouge sunsets […]

Puss in Boots – and Other Very Clever Cats

Puss in Boots – and Other Very Clever Cats

  The tales in this book are enhanced by the addition of over 50 stunning illustrations by talented artists from the Golden Age of Illustration. Illustrations from  Walter Crane, Charles Robinson, W. Heath Robinson, Margaret Tarrant and many […]

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day It’s National Apple Day! To celebrate we’re sharing Arthur Rackham‘s beautiful illustrations from Eden Phillpott’s delightful book A Dish of Apples. We’ve also added our favourite […]

Beauty and the Beast – and other tales of love in unexpected places.

Beauty and the Beast – and other tales of love in unexpected places.

  ” Beauty and the Beast has a fascinating history, first starting with Madame Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve (1695 – 1755). Villeneuve’s La Belle et La Bête was an original piece of storytelling, first published in La […]

Illustrator Louis Rhead dies after Long Struggle with a 30-pound Turtle

Illustrator Louis Rhead dies after Long Struggle with a 30-pound Turtle

  Louis Rhead was an American artist, author, and angler who grew up in Etruria, Staffordshire, England, who died on this day in 1926. His death was somewhat unusual. He died from a heart attack at […]

Bertha Lum

Bertha Lum

Bertha Lum (1869 – 1954) was an American woodblock print artist and illustrator. She was known for helping to make the Japanese and Chinese woodblock print known outside of Asia. Her work is truly mesmerizing. After Honeymooning in Japan […]